Hey Howdy Hey Tappers!
Are you ready to reach true enlightenment? Feel an inner peace you may have been missing in your life? Inner peace might be nice after the Robots tried to destroy Springfield… Get ready as Siddmartha comes to Springfield to bring us all a little calmness in the latest event to hit our pocket-sized towns…Springfield Enlightened! As always, loads of dialogue with this one, so be sure to read along to see what happens! And of course, I’ll be posting it as each week wraps up…
Remember, this Act will still be playable until the event ends on July 14th. However, Act 3 will start on June 27th (Note the Sunday start date).
Things kick off for Act 2 with some dialogue between Siddmartha and Ned…
Siddmartha: Excuse me, I’m looking for a quiet place to meditate and focus on my Zen. Would you happen to know of anywhere?
Ned: Whenever I’ve got a yen for some Zen, I find the First Church of Springfield serves up a heapin’ helpin’ of solitude.
Siddmartha: I don’t mean to offend, but I find churches distracting…
Ned: Well, since you seem to be some kind of devil-worshiping pagan, perhaps you’d prefer a nice séance circle? Maybe a cauldron to make your Buddha brew?
Siddmartha: First off, if I did make Buddha brew, which I do not, then I would call it “Brewda”. Secondly, you seem to be confusing Buddhism with witchcraft. Not that there is anything wrong with being a Wiccan.
Ned: *gasp* That’s Wiccan talk! Spare my children and be gone Wiccan!
This triggers the Act 2 questline, Om is Where the Heart Is and is followed by a 4hr task for Siddmartha, Lisa and Ned, as well as a task to collect Act 2 Currency (200). Om is Where the Heart Is is the questline that will take you through unlocking all of this Act’s prizes.
Let’s take a look at what else is in store during Act 2…
Here’s the Act 2 Synopsis from EA:
Taking Advisor Frink’s advice, Siddmartha seeks a place to meditate and focus on her Zen. She learns that Springfield has a Bodhi tree and settles in to seek enlightenment. She is there so long that Gil senses an opportunity to make a quick buck. He sets up a Crazy Princess Viewing Area where Springfielders can gawk at her for a reasonable fee. After some time, a bear emerges from the woods, and rather than attack Siddmartha he feels the power of her enlightenment and begins to meditate. Seeing that enlightenment allows Siddmartha to control beasts, nearly everyone in Springfield begins to practice Buddhism. With everyone in town overtaken with the quest for Zen, consumerism takes a huge hit. Mayor Quimby, Apu, and Reverend Lovejoy are not happy with the town’s sudden turn toward inner peace and enlightenment. They band together to take Siddmartha and her philosophy down. And what
better way to do that than with a family scandal?
As I stated above, you’ll go right into the Om is Where the Heart Is questline, which is what the Act 2 story will follow. This questline is how you’ll unlock the Act 2 prizes.
The currency we’re working on collecting for Act 2…
DO NOT FORGET TO SCROLL UP AND DOWN IN THE TASK BOXES (PICTURED ABOVE) TO BE SURE TO COMPLETE ALL TASKS FOR EACH PART.
I’ll lay out specifically what you need to do for each part in the turbo tappin’ post, but I don’t want any of you to get messed up with this. So don’t forget to SCROLL!
Here are the prizes for Part 2:
Bodhi Tree (Decoration) – Om Is Where the Heart Is Pt. 1 and 200
Crazy Princess Viewing Area (Decoration)- Om Is Where the Heart Is Pt. 2 and 125
Meditating Bear (Pet)- Om Is Where the Heart Is Pt. 3 and 140
Sensory Deprivation Tank (Decoration)- Om Is Where the Heart Is Pt. 4 and 125
Madame and Masseur (Building) + MB Token- Om Is Where the Heart Is Pt. 5 and 125
Questline, which I’ll post later, will show how each is unlocked.
Characters who can complete tasks for Act 2:
Advisor Frink (New Premium)
King Gautama (New Premium)
Each Act will have a new premium character that will earn event currency. From what I can see, based on the info from EA, characters will be used throughout the entire event. So Act 1 will be used in Act 2, 3, and 4…etc.
Act 1 Prizes
These are STILL unlockable if you haven’t completed that prize track. You have until the event ends to unlock ALL the prizes. So keep going with the earlier Acts if you haven’t yet finished it. You have until July 14th to finish those…
Here’s what’s included today…
Gil is also back with this Act!
Gil makes an appearance in Springfield and he’s offering up…
All other returning content, that arrived during Act 1 remains until the event ends. (including the Mystery Box )
And that’s it my friends. The details of Act 2 of the Springfield Enlightened Event!
Your thoughts on the event? Thoughts on the content? Excited to see the storyline? Sound off below, you know we love hearing from you!